My 1997 Jetta did not come with an owners manual and I am unsure of how much to fill the funky coolant ball as there are no fill markings on it. The light was recently flashing and I saw the ball was near empty. ANYONE?????

Asked by Jan 05, 2007 at 06:16 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


Hello, Luckily, thanks to places like eBay, manuals are now more easily and less expensively replaceable. Here is a link to get you started: Best of luck! CarGrrl


I got a spare OWNERS '02 manual which is more complete. it's for a diesel but I also got a regular one & there doesn't seem to be obvious


The manual is just going to tell you the total cooling system capacity. Are you sure there are NO markings at all? I believe that mine are embossed, but with no fill or outline. Look very carefully with a flashlight.


about a centimetre above half the ball is where it should be...thats where i have it and i havent had my coolant light on...seems to work

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